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St. Sava Temple (Hram Svetog Save), Belgrade

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Visit one of the largest Orthodox buildings and churches in the world,St. Sava Temple (Hram Svetog Save), a prominent landmark from numerous points in the city. Symbolically, it sits at the sight where Ottoman forces incinerated the remains of St. Sava--the founder of the Serbian Orthodox Church. Its 8,162 sq m (87,855 sq ft) interior spaces, with two floors and several galleries, can host around 10,000 worshippers. The basement holds the crypt of Saint Sava and the grave of the medieval Prince Lazar, responsible for creating the most powerful Serbian state in history. See this 82 m (269 ft) tall structure, featuring white marble walls and 19 gilded crosses, and visit the surrounding park with decorative fountains. Plan to visit St. Sava Temple (Hram Svetog Save) during your Belgrade vacation using our convenient Belgrade tourist route planner.
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  • The Church is from all over the city visible and therefore impressively. It is however a pity that the Church is in total disrepair.
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  • AWE in front of the largest Orthodox Church in the world, in downtown Belgrade with vondas to breathtaking. When finished will really be something unique ...
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  • If you pass by Belgrade, you can spend next. Seen from a distance and it is really beautiful
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  • Beautiful inside and out. It will be even better when fully finished. People are entitled to their opinions but anyone who says this is a failure of any type has no clue what they are talking about. The area surrounding the church is great to relax and spend the day. Great views of the city.
  • There is a lot of nice orthodox churches in Serbia, but this is not the one. Declared symbol of Belgrade can be interesting only to those who are really into religion. It is well known as an architectural failure, do not even try to find some aesthetic experience. The space is huge in the interior, and that can be interesting to experience. Not much more than that.
  • Not interesting but we made it twice to make sure. I wish we didn't go second time because interiors were disappointing. Impressive from outside though, tourist must do. Free entrance but it's under construction for 8 years already...
  • Very nice church, still not finished inside...
  • Biggest Ortodox church in Belgrade .From inside unfinished. Bkut from outside it looks marvelous.Surrounded with beatiful waliking area.